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  • A 3D descriptor to detect task-oriented grasping points in clothing 

    Ramisa Ayats, Arnau; Alenyà Ribas, Guillem; Moreno-Noguer, Francesc; Torras, Carme (2016)
    Article
    Open Access
    Manipulating textile objects with a robot is a challenging task, especially because the garment perception is difficult due to the endless configurations it can adopt, coupled with a large variety of colors and designs. ...
  • A constructivist didactic methodology for a humanoid robotics workshop 

    Miranda Añon, Alexandre; Bolea Monte, Yolanda; Grau Saldes, Antoni; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (IEEE Press. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2012)
    Conference lecture
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    This paper presents a constructivist methodology oriented to training Robotics in its wide sense, and its implementation in higher education. A humanoid robotics workshop is included as a part of the curriculum of ...
  • Acta de cloenda SYROCO'85 

    Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Institut de Cibernètica (1985-11-08)
    Audiovisual
    Open Access
    Acta de cloenda de la conferència SYROCO'85
  • Action intention recognition for proactive human assistance in domestic environments 

    Gallostra Acín, Javier (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-07-15)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
  • Action selection for robotic manipulation of deformable objects 

    Cuén Rochín, Saúl; Andrade-Cetto, Juan; Torras, Carme (ESF-JSPS, 2008)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    This paper deals with the manipulation of planar deformable objects for typical service robot applications. Specifically, we present a system that straightens pieces of cloth from any arbitrary initial wrinkle condition ...
  • Active Appearance Models for People Recognition with a RGB-D Sensor 

    Trejo Ramírez, Karla Andrea (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-06)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    Active Appearance Models (AAMs) is a computer vision procedure for statistical matching of object shape and appearance between images. The present work will analyze how AAMs can be employed with RGB-Depth technology, so ...
  • Adaptació de pràctiques de robòtica amb Arduino per a la materia de tecnologia de 1r-2nd'ESO 

    Polls Agell, Francesc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-06-22)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    En ell treball titulat Adaptació de pràctiques de robòtica amb Arduino per a la matèria de tecnologia de 1r-2n d'ESO, es fa l'adaptació d'una pràctica de 4rt d'ESO per a alumnes dels cursos de 1r i 2n d'ESO, amb la finalitat ...
  • Adaptive nonlinear guidance law using neural networks applied to a quadrotor 

    Rubí Perelló, Bartomeu; Morcego Seix, Bernardo; Pérez Magrané, Ramon (2019)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The NonLinear Guidance Law (NLGL) is a geometric algorithm commonly employed to solve the path following problem on different unmanned vehicles. NLGL is simple (does no depend on the model of the vehicle), effective and ...
  • Aeon HB – El robot humanoide 

    Moyano Díaz, Sergio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-11)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Restricted access - author's decision
    El objetivo del proyecto es el diseño y construcción de la estructura, hardware, y software de una plataforma robótica humanoide. Además se mostraran las diferentes fases de diseño y construcción de la plataforma robótica. En ...
  • A feedback simulation procedure for real-time control of urban drainage systems 

    Romero Ben, Luis; Sun, Congcong; Guasch Palma, Ramon; Duran, Bernat Joseph; Meseguer, Jordi; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç (Elsevier, 2019)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    This paper presents a feedback simulation procedure for the real-time control (RTC) of urban drainage systems (UDS) with the aim of providing accurate state evolutions to the RTC optimizer as well as illustrating the ...
  • A field study with primary school children on perception of social presence and interactive behavior with a pet robot 

    Heerink, Marcel; Díaz Boladeras, Marta; Albo-Canals, Jordi; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio; Barco, Alex; Casacuberta Bagó, Judit; Garriga Berga, Carles (2012)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    This paper presents a study on measuring (1) how children experience a pet robot, (2) how they play with it and (3) how children’s perceptions on and interaction with pet robots are interrelated. The study features different ...
  • A framework for robotized teleoperated tasks 

    Basañez Villaluenga, Luis; Rosell Gratacòs, Jan; Palomo Avellaneda, Leopold; Nuño Ortega, Emmanuel; Portilla Rodríguez, Henry (Escuela Superior de Ingenieros de la Universidad de Sevilla, 2011)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Teleoperation systems allow the extension of the human operator’s sensing and manipulative capability into a remote environment to perform tasks at a distance, but the time-delays in the communications affect the stability ...
  • Algorithms and graphic interface design to control and teach a humanoid robot through human imitation 

    Rosanes Siscart, Marc Josep (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-04-11)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Given that human-like robots are finding their place in different areas of our world, research is being carried out in order to improve human-robot interaction. Humanoid robots not only require a human appearance but also ...
  • Algorithms for swarm robotics on mobile robotic station : pushing and connecting 

    Cárdenas Álvarez, Pedro Pablo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012)
    Bachelor thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    Covenantee:  Nottingham Trent University
    Swarm robots are constrained in their long-term due to a limited power supply. Normally, rechargeable batteries are utilized that may only provide a few hours. A mobile charging station is required. Also, algorithms are ...
  • A linear relaxation technique for the position analysis of multi-loop linkages 

    Porta Pleite, Josep Maria; Ros Giralt, Lluís; Thomas, Federico (2008)
    External research report
    Open Access
    This report presents a new method able to isolate all configurations that a multi-loop linkage can adopt. We tackle the problem by providing formulation and resolution techniques that fit particularly well together. The ...
  • Análisis cinemático de robots manipuladores redundantes: Aplicación a los robots Kuka LWR 4+ y ABB Yumi 

    Zaplana Agut, Isiah; Claret, Josep A.; Basañez Villaluenga, Luis (Elsevier, 2018-03)
    Article
    Open Access
    En este trabajo se presenta un análisis cinemático aplicado a dos manipuladores serie redundantes: el Kuka LWR 4+ y el ABB Yumi. En particular, se deriva la cinemática directa para ambos manipuladores y se resuelve el ...
  • Análisis de estructuras de control para una planta de generación de H2 para pila de combustible 

    Biset, S; Basualdo, Marta; Garcia Mariel, Vanesa; Serra, Maria (2008)
    Conference report
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    El sistema estudiado en este trabajo está compuesto por un conjunto de reactores que procesan etanol para obtener el H2 que reacciona con el oxígeno del aire en una celda de combustible. Estos dispositivos se emplean ...
  • Análisis e implementación de recursos didácticos basados en el kit D1 mini (ESP8266) en la UD "Les comunicacions - 3r d'ESO" 

    Diaz Marchal, Borja (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-06-19)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
  • An efficacious method to assemble a modern multi-modal robotic team: dilemmas, challenges, possibilities and solutions 

    Abdollahi Hosnijeh, Amir; Samani, Hooman Aghaebrahimi (Daisuke Chugo, Sho Yokota, 2012-01-05)
    Part of book or chapter of book
    Open Access
    A modern multiagent robotic platform consists of a cooperative team of humans which develop a collaborative team of robots. The multi-modal nature of both the system and the team causes a complex problem which needs to ...
  • An European vision of network robot systems in urban areas 

    Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (NRF, 2008)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Presentation of a vision of Network Robot Systems in Europe